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Black­mail /​ Extortion

TagLast edit: 18 Aug 2020 22:11 UTC by Raemon

Blackmail is an act of coercion using the threat of revealing or publicizing either substantially true or false information about a person or people unless certain demands are met (from Wikipedia), Extortion is the more general concept of threatening someone to get them to give you something. They are often discussed together as a reference class.

Blackmail

Zvi19 Feb 2019 3:50 UTC
108 points
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(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Count­ess and Baron at­tempt to define black­mail, fail

Stuart_Armstrong15 Jul 2013 10:07 UTC
18 points
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The Black­mail Equation

Stuart_Armstrong10 Mar 2010 14:46 UTC
27 points
87 comments5 min readLW link

Black­mailers are pri­va­teers in the war on hypocrisy

Benquo14 Mar 2019 8:13 UTC
25 points
21 comments5 min readLW link
(benjaminrosshoffman.com)

Semi-open thread: blackmail

Stuart_Armstrong15 Jul 2013 16:25 UTC
0 points
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[Question] Did the re­cent black­mail dis­cus­sion change your be­liefs?

Dagon24 Mar 2019 16:06 UTC
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[Question] What so­cieties have ever had le­gal or ac­cepted black­mail?

clone of saturn17 Mar 2019 9:16 UTC
33 points
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The Game The­ory of Blackmail

Linda Linsefors22 Mar 2019 17:44 UTC
23 points
13 comments4 min readLW link

Un­pack­ing the Con­cept of “Black­mail”

Vladimir_Nesov10 Dec 2010 0:53 UTC
35 points
142 comments2 min readLW link

Privacy

Zvi15 Mar 2019 20:20 UTC
78 points
78 comments6 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Zero-Knowl­edge Cooperation

bryjnar25 Oct 2017 5:35 UTC
16 points
7 comments4 min readLW link

High­lights from the Black­mail De­bate (Robin Han­son vs Zvi Mow­show­itz)

Ben Pace20 Aug 2020 0:49 UTC
48 points
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Ex­tor­tion and trade negotiations

Stuart_Armstrong17 Dec 2016 21:39 UTC
21 points
28 comments3 min readLW link

Tales From the Amer­i­can Med­i­cal System

Zvi10 May 2019 0:40 UTC
61 points
48 comments4 min readLW link
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Black­mail, Nukes and the Pri­soner’s Dilemma

Stuart_Armstrong10 Mar 2010 14:58 UTC
25 points
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The Aliens have Landed!

TimFreeman19 May 2011 17:09 UTC
45 points
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An­a­lyz­ing Black­mail Be­ing Ille­gal (Han­son and Mow­show­itz re­lated)

curi20 Aug 2020 18:56 UTC
1 point
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A few mis­con­cep­tions sur­round­ing Roko’s basilisk

Rob Bensinger5 Oct 2015 21:23 UTC
77 points
133 comments5 min readLW link

Ex­tor­tion beats brinks­man­ship, but the au­di­ence matters

Stuart_Armstrong16 Nov 2020 21:13 UTC
27 points
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